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Using Kindle: A Complete Guide to Amazon’s Revolutionary Wireless Reading Devices (Kindle DX, Kindle 2) by Jim Cheshire

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Chapter 3. Finding Content

The books available in the Kindle Store are only a small fraction of the great books available for your Kindle, many of which are free to download. One of the greatest things about a Kindle is how easy it is to rediscover (or discover for the first time!) classic novels.

Kindle books use a kind of file called Mobipocket. Amazon customized the file type a little bit so they could add copy protection. However, you can also read unprotected PDF files, HTML files, Microsoft Word documents, and text files on your Kindle.

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Unprotected PDF files and Microsoft Word documents can be read on a Kindle after converting them. However, the Kindle DX natively supports reading PDF files, so conversion of PDF files is ...

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